— François de La Rochefoucauld French author of maxims and memoirs 1613 - 1680
Reflections; or Sentences and Moral Maxims (1665–1678), Il ne sert à rien d'être jeune sans être belle, ni d'être belle sans être jeune. Maxim 497.
— Eleanor Roosevelt American politician, diplomat, and activist, and First Lady of the United States 1884 - 1962
„That heavenly music! what is it I hear?
The notes of the harpers ring sweet in mine ear.
And, see, soft unfolding those portals of gold,
The King all arrayed in his beauty behold!“
— William Augustus Muhlenberg United States Anglican Episcopal clergyman 1796 - 1877
I would not live alway (published 1826), reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
— Phillis Wheatley American poet 1753 - 1784
Works of Providence from Poems on Various Subjects kindle ebook ASIN B0083ZJ7SU
„Men, gay or straight, can get beauty and lewdness into one image. Women are forever softening, censoring, politicizing.“
— Camille Paglia American writer 1947
Vamps and Tramps (1994), "No Law in the Arena: A Pagan Theory of Sexuality", p. 65
— Martin Firrell British artist and activist 1963
"Complete Hero" (2009)
„It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.“
— Maya Angelou American author and poet 1928 - 2014
— Letitia Elizabeth Landon English poet and novelist 1802 - 1838
The Fate of Adelaide (1821), Sleeping Child